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Available for Windows 64-bit
File size: 139 MB (Hub), 545 MB (Cartoon Animator)
The Reallusion Hub installer, will first set up to ensure the successful installation of Cartoon Animator

Operating System

  • Windows 11, 10, 8 and 7 (SP1)
  • Support for 64-bit operating system only

*Note: Windows 7 sp1 + Platform Update (KB3063858) - Know More

Recommended Requirements

  • Intel 7th Gen Core i5 Processors or higher
  • 8GB RAM or higher
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 /Radeon HD 4890 or higher
  • Video Memory: 2GB RAM or higher
  • SSD, 10 GB free hard disk space for installation
  • Display Resolution: 1920x1080 or higher

Minimum Requirements

  • Intel 2nd Gen Core i5 Processors
  • 2GB RAM
  • Nvidia GeForce GT 530 / Radeon HD 6670 or higher
  • Video Memory: 1GB RAM
  • HDD, 10 GB free hard disk space for installation
  • Display Resolution: 1440x900 or higher
Free for 30 Days USD$ 149
Motion Pilot(Puppet Animation)
Motion Path Animation
Spring Dynamics
Free Form Deformation
Body & Facial Animation
2D Talking Heads
Sequence Image & GIF Animation
360 Head Creator
IK/FK Character Animation
Prop Animation & Special Effect
3D Motion to 2D Animation
Vector Pipeline (SVG roundtrip)
PSD Pipeline
After Effects Script for CTA
Motion Capture Animation
Plug-in iClone Motion Link (Paid) Support Support
Others 1700+ Embedded Content
Usage Time Limitation 30 days -
Save Project 5 times
Watermark -
Commercial Use -

Cartoon Animator 5 vs. Cartoon Animator 4

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*New functions in Cartoon Animator 5 are marked in bold.
Character Custom Characters from G3 Human, Animal, Spine, and Wings Templates
Free Bone-rig G3 Characters from Images
Create G3 and Multi-angle G2 Characters by Replacing Sprites
Create G3 Characters Directly from PSD Format
Create G3 Characters Directly from SVG Format
Smooth 360 Head Turn for G3 360 Characters
Character Proportion Modification
PSD character/prop creation flow for Pipeline version
SVG character/prop creation flow
Character/Prop can be launched to external PSD Edtiors for further modification
* This feature is exclusively for PSD (image) Character/Prop. Please check FAQ for more details.
Export Scene with editable and grouped layers in PSD formats
Enabled assembling functions to create customized accessories
Animated Accessory Systems
Spring Editor- assign bones to Spring Groups for multiple spring behaviors
New spring assets for hair, cloth and accessories
Custom templates for Free Bone characters replaced
Animation G3 Motion libraries for Human, Animal, Spine and Wings Characters
Enhanced Sprite-basd Face System for Smooth Expressions
Audio Lip-sync for both Sprite-based and Morph-based Characters
2D Facial & Body Puppeteering
Advanced Adjustments for Face Puppet & Face Key Editor
2D Motion Key Editing
Advanced 2D Motion Editing for Sub Tracks
3D Motion Key Editor for G2 Characters
Import 3D Motions for 2D Animations
The new Object-Based FFD Editor
FFD Presets and Templates
Realtime Spring Animation
Spring Presets and Templates
Spring Group Editor
Elastic Motion Apply Elastic Motion and FFD Effects from Library - Entry, Emphasis (Loops), Exit
Elastic Motion Editor - Parametric Control over Elastic Effects
Set Up Motion, Loop Duration, Pivot, and Alignment of Elastic Motion
Create Animated Props with Elastic Motion Effects
Modify and Save Custom Elastic Motion from current Elastic Motion Effects
Custom Design Elastic Motion Effects using Key Frame Animation
Timeline Basic Timeline Editing
Advanced Timeline Editing (Time Warp, Transition Curve, Clip Loop, Speed Control, Copy & Paste)
Full Timeline Sub-track Controls (Detailed Tracks for Individual Body Segments)
2D Timeline Animation Editing - Sprite Switch, 2D Motion Key, Layer Order, Deformation, Opacity
3D Timeline Animation Editing - 3D Motion Layer, Angle Key
Collect Clip - Save Selected Clip Range from Timeline, and Add to Action Menu
Adding FFD Track for object
Spring track
Sample key
Import & Export Import Image (JPG, BMP, GIF, TGA, PNG)
Import SVG format
Import Video (AVI, WMV, popVideo3*) - PC only
Import Video (MOV, MP4)
*Install K-Lite BASIC to cover most formats, as it supports full DirectShow Codec for Windows media playback.
Import Audio (MP3, WAV)
Import Chromakey Video (popVideo3*) - PC only
Import 3D Motions to Cartoon Animator directly. (.rlMotion)
Export Image Sequence (JPG, BMP, PNG, TGA) up to 4K resolution
Export Video (WMV, AVI, MP4, popVideo3*)
Export Transparent Video: popVideo3
Full Screen HD Video Output (1920x1080)
3D Stereo Output
Capture Selected Items to Clipboard (PNG, AniGIF for Presentations and Web Pages)
Content Compatibility G1 Single-angle Character (0°, 315°, .ctactor)
G1 2D Motion (0°, 315°; .ctmotion)
G2 Multi-angle Character (10 angles, .ctactor)
G2 2D Motion (Choose from any of the 10 Angles; .ctmotion)
G2 3D Motion (.ct3dmotion)
G3 Bone-rig Character (0°, 315°, .ctFBactor & ctTBactor)
G3 2D Motion for Human, Animal, Spine, Wings (.ctBmotion)
New Color Adjustment Vector Color Group Tool
Direct changing color or adjusting the relative color
New Content Manager Direct Download Free Resource & Paid Assets
Well-structured Categories and different Views (Pack View, Item View, Custom Library)
Intuitive Folder View and Searching & Tagging for finding your content
Content Update Notification
Multiple Drives Access and Synchronize with Windows Folders
Shared folder between iClone and Character Creator
Animated Thumbnail
Other Project Auto Recover when program exit unexpectedly